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DJTeddyBear
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:45:22 AM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

Remember when there were no toys inside the cereal bok. But you could cut something on the back of the box to make a cardboard toy. LOL


Somewhere in my collection is a cereal box 45rpm record. It warped with age, but when attached to another record to keep it flat, it plays fine.




Hmmm.... Remember when music came on vinyl records?
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Doc
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:49:29 AM permalink
Quote: DJTeddyBear

Hmmm.... Remember when music came on vinyl records?

Any guesses as to how many grooves were on the longest LP record I ever had?
Two, one on each side. They just went round and round and round....
EvenBob
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:56:16 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman


Frosted Flakes were "Sugar Frosted Flakes"
Golden Crisp was "Sugar Crisp" and Golden Bear was "Sugar Bear"
Smack was "Sugar Smaks"
.



Here's where I'm at: I had no idea they changed.
I haven't eaten kids cereal since I was a kid. I
stopped eating sugar entirely in 1973 and haven't
looked back. I know, its in some things, but as a minor
ingredient. I haven't eaten anything where sugar
was one of the first 4 ingredients since 1973. And
yes I mean all of sugars evil clones, and yes I
read the labels on everything.
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EvenBob
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:58:16 AM permalink
Quote: Doc

To start it up, after turning the key on, you pushed the clutch pedal hard to the floor;



I have 2 manual transmission cars and they
still make you do that to start the car. Its a
safety feature like having to depress the brake
when starting an automatic.
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Hunterhill
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August 2nd, 2012 at 11:58:41 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Here's where I'm at: I had no idea they changed.
I haven't eaten kids cereal since I was a kid. I
stopped eating sugar entirely in 1973 and haven't
looked back. I know, its in some things, but as a minor
ingredient. I haven't eaten anything where sugar
was one of the first 4 ingredients since 1973. And
yes I mean all of sugars evil clones, and yes I
read the labels on everything.


Are you in good shape evenbob?I just gave up sugar 3 weeks ago .
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Nareed
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:02:58 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

He couldn't figure out how to start the thing, and I finally remembered my dad's Studebaker from long before I could drive.



Sometime in the 70s one of my aunts spent the better part of an hour trying to figure out how to turn on the headlights in my mom's Renault R-12. Repeated suggestions from the one sensible person in the car to read the manual were shouted down ever more loudly...
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AZDuffman
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:04:38 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

Any guesses as to how many grooves were on the longest LP record I ever had?

Two, one on each side. They just went round and round and round....



Not to be that kind of person but the longest record had two grooves on one side. Depending on where you placed the needle it played two different things. They were overlapped and it was a gimmick.

That was my wiseass answer for the day. Now off to the labor camp. Er. Work.
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EvenBob
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:06:58 PM permalink
Quote: Hunterhill

Are you in good shape evenbob?I just gave up sugar 3 weeks ago .



I went on a non sugar diet in 1972 and lost
40 pounds. I didn't eat sugar for a year. In
1973 I was at a conference and they had
free sugar donuts, so I ate 4 of them like
an idiot. My body wasn't used to sugar
so my pancreas over reacted and dumped
so much insulin into my blood that it made
my blood sugar extremely low and I almost
passed out. I wasn't right for 2 days.

I investigated and found sugar was a new
item in the human diet. It wasn't around much
except as honey, and a few other sweeteners,
until we started getting it from cane and sugar
beets in the 1600's. It has no nutrititional value
at all, none. Its an empty food. What happened
scared me so badly I haven't eaten it since. I
don't even use artificial sweeteners anymore,
all I drink is water, once in awhile I cut the
water with some vodka. But never before 8pm.
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thecesspit
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:46:22 PM permalink
Apart from calories, which is energy, which is some sort of nutritional value....
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odiousgambit
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August 2nd, 2012 at 12:53:38 PM permalink
Quote: Doc

Any guesses as to how many grooves were on the longest LP record I ever had?



Remember the skips?

Ever repair a 'skip'? You had to cut a new path past the scratch that was making the needle repeat the same groove section. Meticulous and treacherous too, as you could really screw it up worse.
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